Clark Co. Advances In OT; Knott Central Rolls

Clark Co. Advances In OT; Knott Central Rolls

Clark County topped Paintsville and Knott County Central beat Simon Kenton to advance to the quarterfinals of the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic.
Clark County topped Paintsville and Knott County Central beat Simon Kenton to advance to the quarterfinals of the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Clark County's Damion King forced a turnover and raced for a layup in the closing seconds of overtime to clinch a 75-71 win over Paintsville in the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic on Thursday.

Clark County advances to Friday's quarterfinals and will meet tourney host Lexington Catholic at 6:30.

Knott County Central's Camron Justice had 26 points and Evan Hall had 17 points and 10 rebounds to help lead the Patriots past Simon Kenton 65-47.

Knott Central will play at 5 PM in Friday's quarterfinals against Cincinnati Princeton, which beat Lexington Christian Academy 73-57.

Friday's other quarterfinal will be Roger Bacon, OH vs. Bishop Brossart at 3:30.
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